Unwanede Chibuzo Christiana, Tangban, Egbe Ebagu & Eja Eja Iwara
This research work examined effect of education on the fertility behaviour of women in Calabar Municipality. Questionnaire was the instrument used in data collection. Five hundred copies of questionnaire were distributed randomly to women in Calabar Municipality. Two hypotheses were formulated which try to assess the women level of education and her fertility behaviour and to evaluate the relationship between income level and fertility behaviour among women in the study area. The Likert scale was used to collect information from the respondents which was design using variables such as strongly agree, agree, disagree, and strongly disagree. The data obtained from the socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents shows that women and those with thirty-six to forty-five constitute the population used for the study. The result from the data analysed revealed that there is a significant relationship between a woman’s level of education and fertility behaviour in the study area. It was also noticed from the result obtained from the data analysed that there exists a significant relationship between level of income and fertility behaviour among women in the study area. It is on this note the study recommend that adequate measures be put in place to control the effect of education on the level of women fertility behaviour in the study area.